Can you restore a old muscle car in South Africa

It’s been a dream of mine to own a 1967 Mustang GT 500 since I can remember. But seeing as I live in South Africa getting my hands on my dream car is going to be a lot harder than I would like it to be.

Older model Ford Mustangs are hard to find in a good condition. So restoring one might be a option to look into. Luckily used car sites can help a lot when you make the choice to restore an old school muscle car.

When you start looking for the parts you might need or even the car that you want to restore cars for sale sites is an easy and smart place to start. I can almost guarentee you that you will need to buy some of the scarcer parts online from the UK or USA. Import tax can cost a fortune, so make sure you do your research for local parts suppliers.

Like the 1967 Mustang GT 500 in the above image you might not always be able to restore the car to exactly what it used to be, but that might be a good thing. Sometimes putting your own twist on a classic muscle car can make the car even more special.

Yes a V8 might not be the most economical when it comes to fuel consuption. But there is no modern car that will give you the same feeling in your stomach as a muscle car V8 that rumbles when you put your foot down.

So what are you waiting for? Start doing your research now and start getting the car of your dreams together. What old school muscle car would you rebuild?


Welcome to my corner of the automotive world! I'm Mandy Lawson, better known as mandla85, and I'm absolutely obsessed with everything related to cars and motorsports. You bet I'm interested if it has four wheels (or sometimes two!) and an engine. For me, cars aren't just a means of transportation; they're a passion, a lifestyle, and an endless source of fascination. I love diving into the world of automotive engineering and design, exploring the latest trends, and uncovering the stories behind the machines. Email / Facebook